Use of temporary accommodation proprties in Essex

Z Bloomfield made this Freedom of Information request to Broxbourne Borough Council

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Dear Broxbourne Borough Council,

Please specify the number and type of properties you have used separately in the following boroughs for a) temporary accommodation for homelessness and b) preventative homelessness by financial year in 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018 April to December.

i) Basildon
ii) Braintree
iii) Brentwood
iv) Castle Point
v) Chelmsford
vi) Colchester
vii) Epping Forest
viii) Harlow
ix) Maldon
x) Rochford
xi) Tendring
xii) Uttlesford

Please provide the information by property type, tenure and size as follows (or as close to this as possible depending on how you record the information):

a) Paid nightly (B and B) room with shared facilities
b) Paid nightly hostel (room with shared facilities)
c) room self contained (studio)
d) 1 bed room self contained
e) 2 bed room self contained
f) 3 bed room self contained
g) 4 or more bed room self contained
For each property the tenure type – direct with private landlord, leased by council from private landlord, housing association, own stock, leased through a council scheme with private landlords, leased through a housing association (or registered provider) scheme with private landlord, other (please specify).

Please also provide the post code area (first part of the postcode only is fine) for each of these properties and the number of a) single people housed there in each financial year and b) number of couples without children c) number households with children (along with number of children) for each of these post code areas (or by property used).

Yours faithfully,

Z Bloomfield

Broxbourne Borough Council

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Freedom of Information, Broxbourne Borough Council

Dear Z Bloomfield,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information, our reference FOI 5834. Your request was received on 20/12/2018 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be withheld. I will write to you in any event.
If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the service you receive in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to the Communications section, Broxbourne Borough Council, Bishops’ College, Churchgate Cheshunt, EN8 9XQ.
If your complaint is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Further information about your rights is available from the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF; Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45; Website www.ico.org.uk.
Yours sincerely

Millie Hoffman
Community Safety and Communications/FOI Officer | Broxbourne Borough Council
Bishops’ College | Churchgate | Cheshunt | EN8 9XQ

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Dear Mr Bloomfield,
Thank you for your request for information, our reference 5834, received on 20/12/2018.
Your request has now been considered and the information can be found below.

Please specify the number and type of properties you have used separately in the following boroughs for a) temporary accommodation for homelessness and b) preventative homelessness by financial year in 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018 April to December.
i) Basildon
ii) Braintree
iii) Brentwood
iv) Castle Point
v) Chelmsford
vi) Colchester
vii) Epping Forest
viii) Harlow
ix) Maldon
x) Rochford
xi) Tendring
xii) Uttlesford

Please see the attached document.

Please note that the Council does not record the size of the properties, therefore, the Council has not been able to answer that element of the request.

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request an internal review of our decision, you should write to the Communications section, Broxbourne Borough Council, Bishops' College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, EN8 9XQ.
If your complaint is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Further information about your rights is available from the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF; Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45; Website www.ico.org.uk
Yours sincerely

Millie Hoffman
Community Safety and Communications/FOI Officer | Broxbourne Borough Council
Bishops' College | Churchgate | Cheshunt | EN8 9XQ

Tel: 01992 785555 ext.5872 | Web: www.broxbourne.gov.uk | Twitter: @BroxbourneBC | Facebook: @ThisisBroxbourne

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